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Brunch time at Hackbridge

Brunch time at Hackbridge

Press Releases   •   Feb 22, 2019 15:12 GMT

Passengers looking for a tasty snack or hot drink won’t be disappointed as Brunch Box makes its debut appearance at Hackbridge station

​Warm welcome for Hatfield hot drinks

​Warm welcome for Hatfield hot drinks

Press Releases   •   Feb 22, 2019 11:17 GMT

Passengers at Hatfield station can now sit and relax with a cup of quality coffee and a pastry with the opening of the iamcoffee shop in the station’s extension. With seats for 20 customers it is the first sit-down outlet at the station, a long-awaited attraction.

Horsham passengers welcome Arabica Coffee

Horsham passengers welcome Arabica Coffee

Press Releases   •   Feb 20, 2019 12:05 GMT

​Passengers at Horsham station can now enjoy fresh coffee, pastries and much more as Arabica Coffee launches at the town’s station

​A trip to confidence

​A trip to confidence

Press Releases   •   Feb 12, 2019 14:28 GMT

Thameslink has given young people with learning difficulties the confidence to travel by train

Passengers prepare for major rail closure throughout school half term

Passengers prepare for major rail closure throughout school half term

Press Releases   •   Feb 12, 2019 10:52 GMT

The southern end of the Brighton Main Line shuts for nine days during the school half term as work on a vital £67 million upgrade continues

Fundraising Brighton train drivers smash rowathon target

Fundraising Brighton train drivers smash rowathon target

Press Releases   •   Jan 15, 2019 16:30 GMT

Three train drivers from Southern Rail have smashed their fundraising target by relay-rowing the distance from London to Paris in 24 hours on Brighton Station concourse

Bedford station hosts colossal community cake sale for homelessness charity

Bedford station hosts colossal community cake sale for homelessness charity

Press Releases   •   Jan 09, 2019 13:26 GMT

NOAH Enterprise, the Luton-based charity providing support for homeless and excluded people, has received a donation of £850 from a bake sale by staff and businesses at Bedford station working with the Bedford - St Albans City Community Rail Partnership.

Record-breaking 2000th qualified driver at work on GTR

Record-breaking 2000th qualified driver at work on GTR

Press Releases   •   Jan 09, 2019 13:01 GMT

GTR now has over 2,000 qualified drivers, the first train operating company ever to reach this milestone

Three men in a train cab row London to Paris for cancer

Three men in a train cab row London to Paris for cancer

Press Releases   •   Jan 08, 2019 14:54 GMT

Three Southern Rail train drivers will be relay-rowing the distance from London to Paris during a 24-hour non-stop marathon effort on Brighton station concourse this Friday

​Thameslink reinstates a dozen more night services

Press Releases   •   Jan 08, 2019 11:15 GMT

From last night, Monday 7 January, train operator Thameslink has reinstated 12 services to the late-night timetable, bringing the number of services reinstated since July 2018 to more than 200.

Fares rise on 2 January 2019

News   •   Dec 31, 2018 13:52 GMT

​Fares on Thameslink, Great Northern, Southern and Gatwick Express will rise by an average of 2.97% which is less than the rate of inflation and less than the national average

​GTR and local communities join forces to spread Christmas cheer

​GTR and local communities join forces to spread Christmas cheer

Press Releases   •   Dec 21, 2018 10:08 GMT

Govia Thameslink Railway and local station communities have been getting into the Christmas spirit.

GTR helps passengers affected by Gatwick closure

Press Releases   •   Dec 20, 2018 12:28 GMT

Govia Thameslink Railway is offering thousands of passengers affected by the closure of Gatwick airport rail travel at no extra cost to help them complete their journey or make alternative travel arrangements.

Bedford station hosts colossal community cake sale for homelessness charity

Bedford station hosts colossal community cake sale for homelessness charity

Press Releases   •   Dec 19, 2018 12:37 GMT

Thameslink staff, Bedford station businesses and the local community pooled their baking skills to fight homelessness last Friday, with a colossal cake and pastries sale at the station that raised £775.

GTR promises temporary footbridge during rail bridge closure

GTR promises temporary footbridge during rail bridge closure

Press Releases   •   Dec 18, 2018 10:42 GMT

Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) has listened to residents’ and traders’ concerns about the temporary closure of Cambridge’s Mill Road Bridge next year, and promised to install a temporary footbridge and move its work to the summer

Just the ticket: Great Northern staff present Air Ambulance with fundraising cheque

Just the ticket: Great Northern staff present Air Ambulance with fundraising cheque

Press Releases   •   Dec 18, 2018 10:36 GMT

Following a day of fundraising challenges in November, Great Northern staff at King's Lynn Station have presented the East Anglian Air Ambulance Service with a cheque for £1,525.

Southern driver leads festive fundraising charge

Southern driver leads festive fundraising charge

Press Releases   •   Dec 17, 2018 11:19 GMT

Southern Rail train driver Laura McDonald has led a festive food, gift and toiletry donation drive at the rail operator’s Selhurst and Norwood driver depots to support two local food banks

And… action! Elstree station finds Strictly fame on the small screen

And… action! Elstree station finds Strictly fame on the small screen

Press Releases   •   Dec 17, 2018 09:44 GMT

Thameslink’s Elstree & Borehamwood station staff swapped promoting tickets for tangos when they helped celebrate last weekend’s finals of Strictly Come Dancing

​Govia Thameslink reunites biker with charity that saved his life

​Govia Thameslink reunites biker with charity that saved his life

Press Releases   •   Dec 13, 2018 16:26 GMT

Motorcyclist Greg Gregory has been reunited with the East Anglian Air Ambulance fundraising team, a year and a half after the service saved his life following a motorbike accident.

Sussex and Surrey passengers reminded to check before travelling over the festive period as Network Rail takes to the tracks for major railway upgrades

Sussex and Surrey passengers reminded to check before travelling over the festive period as Network Rail takes to the tracks for major railway upgrades

Press Releases   •   Dec 13, 2018 09:58 GMT

London Victoria will be closed this Christmas and New Year to Southern and Gatwick Express services. Network Rail has issued this important news release to media.